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Pseudo-Isidorian

[soo-doh-iz-i-dawr-ee-uh n, -dohr-]
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  1. of or relating to the collection of documents of the 9th century a.d. that consist chiefly of the Decretals, attributed to Isidore, archbishop of Seville, a.d. 600–36, and that were rejected as spurious in the 15th century.
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  • The germs of these ideas were found in the Pseudo-Isidorian Decretals.

    The Rise of the Mediaeval Church

    Alexander Clarence Flick

  • The anarchy and confusion which resulted, formed an excellent cover for the promulgation of the Pseudo-Isidorian Decretals.

    The Rise of the Mediaeval Church

    Alexander Clarence Flick

  • The victories gained through the Pseudo-Isidorian Decretals were not followed up.

    The Rise of the Mediaeval Church

    Alexander Clarence Flick

  • That the pseudo-Isidorian decretals were not written with a view of exalting the papal power, but rather that of the bishops.


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